Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Solution Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 349 382
Rank change year-on-year +64 +33 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 59 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.50% 0.20% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 14
Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% -8.47%
10th Percentile £62,500 £66,875 £57,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,336 13,947 14,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.92% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,625 11,154 12,203
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,850
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +52 58 £72,500 -3.33% 9
East Midlands +21 1 £80,000 +23.08% 2
Cloud Solutions Architect
England

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, Cloud Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (83.05%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (59.32%) Presales
4 34 (57.63%) SQL
5 30 (50.85%) Java
6 29 (49.15%) Python
6 29 (49.15%) Project Management
7 24 (40.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (38.98%) Public Cloud
9 22 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (37.29%) GDPR
10 21 (35.59%) Data Protection
10 21 (35.59%) .NET
11 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
11 20 (33.90%) Web Services
11 20 (33.90%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (33.90%) Amazon S3
11 20 (33.90%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
12 19 (32.20%) Serverless
13 17 (28.81%) Scala
13 17 (28.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
13 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
14 16 (27.12%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 16 (27.12%) Thought Leadership
15 15 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (25.42%) Identity Access Management
15 15 (25.42%) Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (83.05%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (40.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (33.90%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (33.90%) Amazon S3
6 19 (32.20%) Serverless
7 15 (25.42%) Office 365
8 14 (23.73%) IaaS
8 14 (23.73%) PaaS
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (22.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (20.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (11.86%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (11.86%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (11.86%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (11.86%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (10.17%) SaaS
13 2 (3.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (28.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
4 13 (22.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (20.34%) Big Data
6 7 (11.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (11.86%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Automotive
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
2 20 (33.90%) Web Services
3 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (20.34%) Node.js
4 12 (20.34%) RESTful
5 2 (3.39%) SAML
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Public Cloud
2 15 (25.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (22.03%) Data Centre
3 13 (22.03%) Private Cloud
4 12 (20.34%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) CentOS
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
1 2 (3.39%) SUSE
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Presales
2 29 (49.15%) Project Management
3 21 (35.59%) Data Protection
4 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) Thought Leadership
5 16 (27.12%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 15 (25.42%) Identity Access Management
6 15 (25.42%) Migration
7 14 (23.73%) DevOps
7 14 (23.73%) TOGAF
8 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (22.03%) ITIL
8 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
8 13 (22.03%) Line Management
8 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
8 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
8 13 (22.03%) Service Management
8 13 (22.03%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
9 12 (20.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 30 (50.85%) Java
3 29 (49.15%) Python
4 17 (28.81%) Scala
5 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
5 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) Degree
3 12 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.86%) MCSA
5 7 (11.86%) MCSE
6 6 (10.17%) AWS Certification
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
1 13 (22.03%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Packer
1 2 (3.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) RightScale
5 1 (1.69%) Google